Five Days of Competition
The event features the individual time trial and road race disciplines for men, women and teams.
Male and female athletes compete in categories related to defined disabilities, such as
spinal cord injury/wheelchair-users
cerebral palsy/brain injury/stroke.
Categories of Competition
Athletes compete in categorized events using bicycles adapted to his/her abilities: traditional or adapted bicycles, tandems, tricycles or hand-cycles.
Para-Cycling Time Trials
Athletes start individually in staggered intervals and race against the clock.
Para-Cycling Road Races
There are mass starts for each category. Distances vary, with distances as long as 108 kilometers.
Returning to US soil after 26 years: the US has not hosted a para-cycling event of this magnitude since 1998 in Colorado Springs.